From an- (negative prefix) +‎ aosta (aged, old).



  1. youthful

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • breacaosta (fairly old, adjective)
  • bunaosta (fairly old; middle-aged, adjective)
  • cianaosta (long-lived, very old; pristine, primeval, adjective)
  • cnagaosta (advanced in years, elderly, adjective)
  • comhaosta (of the same age; contemporary, coeval, adjective)
  • críonaosta (old and withered, adjective)
  • foraosta (very old, adjective)
  • lánaosta (of full age; rather old, adjective)
  • meánaosta (middle-aged, adjective)
  • scothaosta (fairly old, elderly, adjective)
  • tonnaosta (getting on in years, adjective)
  • tromaosta (of advanced age, adjective)


Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
anaosta n-anaosta hanaosta not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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